Kirby's Journal Backyard Butterfly Magic by Charlotte Caldwell
  

Synopsis

Kirby's Journal Backyard Butterfly Magic by Charlotte Caldwell

On an eventful summer spent in Charleston, South Carolina, eleven-year-old Kirby, Grandma, and Grandpa plant a butterfly garden, and Kirby documents the wondrous adventures in learning that follow. Their observations, excitement, and curiosity are vividly captured through Kirby's journal and newly acquired hobby of photography as together they discover an abundance of life just outside their own backdoor. Including more than one hundred color photographs and a helpful glossary, Kirby's Journal inspires children of all ages to go outdoors, to watch and listen inquisitively, and to share in the magic of nature. With a playful attitude and a love of learning new things, Kirby discovers a whole new world of caterpillars, butterflies, spiders, snakes, squirrels, and more - as well as the importance of identification, classification, and conservation in learning about flora, fauna, and their natural habitats.

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Teachers will want this versatile book for many reasons. It can be easily integrated into language arts units, as well as units in math and geography, just to name a few. It would also be very useful for differentiated instruction. Educators will also find this book useful as they teach students how to create a science journal and conduct science research. The book is useful in this regard as it models science journaling and references research tools such as field guides. --NSTA Recommends

About the Author

Charlotte Caldwell is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, the North American Butterfly Association, and the Nature Photographers Association. She holds master's degrees in environmental studies from Antioch University New England, USA and in special education from the University of Hartford. Caldwell divides her time between Charleston and her family's ranch in Clyde Park, Montana.University of Hartford, USA.

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Format

Paperback
56 pages

Author

Charlotte Caldwell
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Publication date

30th August 2015

ISBN

9781611175530


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